Journal abbreviation: Tzu Chi Medical Journal

The abbreviation of the journal title "Tzu Chi Medical Journal" is "Tzu Chi Med. J.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
TzuTzuNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
ChiChiNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
MedicalMed.matches the word "medical"
JournalJ.matches the word "journal"

Abbreviation systems

In academic research, the ISO 4 abbreviation is a standardized system devised by the International Organization for Standardization for the purpose of abbreviating journal titles consistently. This facilitates ease of reference and improved communication within the research community.

ISO, NLM, and CASSI are abbreviation systems for journal titles. ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is a global standard used across various disciplines. NLM (National Library of Medicine) abbreviations cater to biomedical and life sciences, while CASSI (CAS Source Index) abbreviations focus on chemistry and related fields.

About the journal

Full journal titleTzu Chi Medical Journal
AbbreviationTzu Chi Med. J.
ISSN (print)1016-3190
ISSN (online)2223-8956
NLM catalog9514171

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